Micro-Nutrients should be considered in the proper amount to function efficiently. These are small but make a bigger impact on a person’s health. It’s very important for an elite athlete to give his body enough amount of micronutrients to stay away from a serious illness. It’s really hard to recover from micronutrient deficiency. So precaution is cheaper than cure.
Oats are a true powerhouse of micronutrients. The fiber in oats is really high containing up to 5 gm of fiber. You should know that there are two types of food nutrition-rich and calorie-rich. Oatmeal comes into nutrition-rich foods. Here is list and amount of micro-nutrient and oatmeal contains.
Oats contain Magnesium=34% of RDI
Oats is also rich in Iron=20% of RDI
Rich in Zinc content 20% of RDI
It also contains Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B5 in enough amount.
Oats are rich in carbs and fiber but also contain some of the most important micro nutrients like Vitamin,Magnesium,Copper and calcium.
Now you can easily understand why oats are considered to be the most nutrient dense food.